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ALL-STARS SONGBIRD QUILT BLOCKS: Cardinal • Join in this exciting six-part series featuring eye-catching quilt blocks and colorful songbirds.
Winter Night • The soft glow of candlelight radiates from the church windows as stitched stars shine brightly on this snow-covered scene.
Snowflake Sampler • Bands of delicate white snowflakes dance across hand-dyed fabric to create a spectacular display.
Friendship Warms the Heart • Chase away the chills on a cold winter’s day with this friendly snowman scene.
Cardinals Rule • Four stately cardinals perch atop pine branches to sing their familiar song, while snowflakes blanket the forest on the reverse side of this handy biscornu.
Winter Serenity • This magnificent buck with his full winter coat stands out prominently against a snowy backdrop.
FAR NORTH SAMPLER • Take a trip to the Arctic snow-covered wonderland when you stitch this stylish sampler.
Hello Winter • A charming snowman and his furry little friend share a heartwarming welcome.
Home Sweet Home Sampler: Part 1 • Hang out the welcome sign as you stitch your way through a series of 12 houses, each featuring a unique style. Part 1 features an elegant Victorian house and a cozy Spanish casita.
The Sampler Sleuth Stitching Around the World The History of Assisi Embroidery
ITALIAN ASSISI BELL PULL • Inspired by motifs found in antique samplers, this Assisi design will make a lovely addition to your needlework collection.
The Heart Is Like a Garden • Fresh pastel blooms combine with a bird, butterfly and busy bee in this design that’s perfect to display all through the year.
Valentine Village • Take your needle and thread for a leisurely stroll past this row of charming storefronts.
Coffee Love • This steamy cup of freshly brewed coffee is sure to win your heart!
Love You to the Moon • An adorable little gnome shares a sweet message of love in this design that is ideal to frame or use on a handcrafted greeting card.
WINTER HEART • Display this dainty stitched heart all year as a decorative ornament or as a sachet filled with a fragrant holiday potpourri or lavender.
Lovebirds & Lace • You will know that spring is near when the sounds of songbirds fill the air. Imagine their lively spring greeting as you stitch this attractive pair.
Heartfelt • Four lovely hearts make up this Blackwork Journey design that reminds us of important elements of life. Stitch the hearts as shown or work them individually to create eye-catching greeting cards or small gifts.
Be My Valentine • Stitch a gift of love with this sweet pillow that replicates the style of vintage valentines.
Valentine Card & Tag • Thoughts will turn to love when these sweet hand-stitched hearts dress up your Valentine’s Day gifts and cards.
Where to Find it • Look for the fabrics used in this issue in your local needlework shop. Most framing by A. D. Stitch ’N Frame, 4220 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809, (260) 478-1301.
Favorite Finds • Editor Tanya Fox shares information on a few new and exciting stitching products. To purchase these products, please visit the company websites or your local needlework shop. For additional help locating these products, contact the manufacturer directly.
THE Christmas Stitch 12 Days of Christmas Ornament Series: Days 1 & 2 • Build your Christmas ornament collection with this series from Cherry Parker. This part includes turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree.